the College is simple enough-the development of liberally educated individuals. Although a liberal education is not easily defined, there is general agreement as to the kinds of traits possessed by the liberally educated person, e.g., knowledge of our cultural heritage, disciplined intelligence, responsible citizenship, curiosity, sense of reality, independence of judgment, interest in other cultures. As for the procedures by which the College attempts to attain its major goal, examination of the general curriculum seems to yield the most significant information. Study of the curriculum reveals first of all that the College is a âtraditionary educational institution, not a âprogressiveâ school. âTraditional,â in this context, does not mean inflexible, conservative, and the like; it means simply that adherence to certain formal curriculum requirements constitutes an important part of the academic program. This is in contrast with those educational programs in which such formal requirements are likely to be regarded as secondary to the needs of individual students. Thus, students must take a science and a language; in order to guard against over-specialization, they may not take more than a certain number of hours in their major field, and so on. Such regulations are by no means hard and
Journal of Social Issues – Wiley
Published: Oct 1, 1956
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera